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Eastern Kentucky University


Overview

Student Population
16,844
Best Colleges National Rank
#799
 Location Richmond, Kentucky
 Online eku.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Richmond, Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,215 prospective students applied, and 7,215 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,794 enrolled in the school.  12,148 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,696 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $8,568 plus fees of $300. Eastern is ranked 799 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT950/1180
ACT19/25
GPA3.22
Applications Accepted
70.6%
Applications DueAug 1, 2018
Applicant CompetitionLow

Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$8,568
In State Costs for Eastern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $8,666
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$21,334
Out of State Tuition
$17,880
Out of State Costs for Eastern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $8,666
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$30,646

Outcomes

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years
Graduation Rates for Eastern Kentucky University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
in 4 years 15% earned a bachelor degree
in 5 years 32% earned a bachelor degree
in 6 years 38% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Eastern Kentucky University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Eastern Kentucky University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.